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March 01, 2024

Panic caused by British parliamentary earthquake election result

Marc Wadsworth Never before have I been driven around on a campaign trail for a mainstream-media-described far left parliamentary candidate by a former establishment British ambassador. But...

Bush's top law man ducks torture claim but CIA admit it

Chris Gelken - Online Columnist America's most senior law enforcement official was extremely evasive under a barrage of tough questions from a US Senate committee investigating charges that the United States is guilty of war crimes. Grilled about wheth ...

Company boss Hillary failed to fight for unions

Hillary Clinton remained silent as the world's largest retailer waged a major campaign against labour unions seeking to represent store workers yet now she is relying heavily on their backing to become US President.In six years as a member of the Wal-M ...

Mayor's top aide probed over lost millions

* Ex-street hustler at the heart of city boss's empire* Runs vibrant hub for 'criminals' and his croniesAndrew Gilligan A senior adviser to London Mayor, Ken Livingstone, is under investigation after at least  £2.5 million in City Hal ...

U.S. Pundit Predicts End of The Tories

Anne Applebaum, of America's Washington PostHands up, everybody: The British Conservative Party surrenders. Only days after Gordon Brown, new leader of the Labour Party, became prime minister, the Spectator magazine -- the Conservatives' once-faith ...

Why 'Catholic' Tony Must Pay For Iraq War

Deborah HobsonEx-British Prime Minister Tony Blair confirmed his status as showman extraordinaire when he met Pope Benedict XVI in the Vatican on the final leg of his 'farewell world tour'. Blair's long goodbye, which began on 10 May, has incl ...

Will Brown have the bottle to lead?

With just days to go before Chancellor Gordon Brown taking over as British prime minister, we must ask the question, can he grasp the leadership nettle? Chris Gaynor discusses the importance of vision and teamwork when you are the person in charge. Tony Bl ...

Why A British National Day?

Communities minister Ruth Kelly and Immigration minister Liam Byrne, have decided that it would be a good idea to celebrate British identity by having a National British Day, writes Chris Gaynor.Forgive me if I reach out for the bucket, but when the humbug ...

'U' turn on Iraq by PM Tony's big ally

The-Latest - EXCLUSIVE A British government architect of the Iraq war has demolished prime minister Tony Blair's case for the unpopular policy by admitting she was wrong to provide him and other colleagues with key legal advice which gave the green l ...

Leak shows Government wants to hobble FOI law

Senior British government minister Alistair Darling is calling for tighter restrictions on the Freedom of Information Act, The-Latest has found out. Trade Secretary Darling is concerned that law does not sufficiently protect advice from officials to ...

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